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CNBC
Dec 5, 2012 9:00am EST
. our road map begins with a $20 billion deal. freeport mcmoran getting into the energy business making two acquisitions. plains exploration and mcmoran exploration. >>> concerns over the u.s. economy as adp misses estimates. the blame goes to superstorm sandy. goldman says the party is officially over for gold. >> starbucks at an investors conference will add 1,500 stores in the u.s. over the next five years. wait until you hear what they said about china. >> a big day in media. pandora ceo joins us live later this morning as the stock fell nearly 20% on weak guidance and netflix signs a big exclusive with disney. how much are they having to pay up for that? >>> let's deal with this big deal. as i've been telling you we'll see a lot of big deals -- i was wrong. here we are. freeport mcmoran buying not one but two companies. the combined price if you add it all together gets close to $20 billion. that does include debt. let's go through some of the details. it's somewhat complex. let's start with bigger of the two deals. freeport's purchase of plains. approximately $6.9 billion in total
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 2:00pm EST
on commodity prices. energy prices in particular across the board with the wti contract closing at a three-week low. we're looking at pressure across the board in the energy sector. that's good news for people driving over the holidays. we're looking at gas prices coming down. futures market and prices at the pump, only ten cents higher than a year ago. back to you guys. >> sharon, thank you. well, consumer reports out with a new report on ford's top hybrids and their big mileage claims. the results, let's just say, are not ideal for ford. phil lebeau joining us here. what is the news? >> essentially we're talking about the ford fusion hybrid and the ford c-max hybrid. both of those models claim, according to ford, they are believed to get 47 miles per hour. that's how ford advertises them. that's on the sticker eer on t windows. consumer reports brought them in, did the testing. according to consumer reports, the fusion and c-max hybrids do not get 47 miles per hour. the c-max gets 37 miles per gallon. those are dramatically lower than 47 miles per gallon. just for some point of referenc
CNBC
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am EST
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CNBC
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am EST
great meal with the family at a high energy atmosphere. >> let me ask you, how many of these -- do you own some of these stores? how's your business model work? >> 99 peshz franchise. we have four company restaurants in the atlanta market that we use for training and testing. >> none in jersey yet? are there some here yet? >> there are restaurants in jersey but not company operations. they are all based in atlanta. >> i have never seen one. where would i see one in jersey? >> you will see one, everything from south jersey to north jersey. we have about 25 restaurants. >> how much is a franchise? >> a plan choice fee is $30,000 for a single store deal. >> has to be a lot involved with setting one up, though. >> are there -- mexican food, worst mexican food is great for me. i have asked -- i tried to get everyone to put mexican restaurants in my neighborhood. it is hard to find. i would eat it every night, i think. i'm not sure why. >> biggest challenge that we have with getting more restaurants open. today we have over 340 signed franchise agreements in our backlog. our biggest challeng
CNBC
Dec 3, 2012 9:00am EST
the end of the session. >> thank you very much. let's check out latest news in energy and medals with sharon epperson. >> it's the euro that we see in euro dollar helping commodities and risk on trade across the board in the sector. the fact that we are looking at that euro dollar and above 130 level is significant. also keep in mind that we did get improving factory activity. that pmi data out of china best in seven months. that's also helping the energy sector and technical buying is also contributing because we have nimax crude future, wti contract above that 89.80 level that traders are watching. 112 was the session high. in terms of gold prices, we are looking at new buying for the beginning of the month in gold and that is helping the gold futures contract but also the gold etf market at a record level right now. we've seen retail investors interested in gold not only in buying etfs but also in gold coins and in terms of etf market we look at highest levels we've seen for the year here as we begin the new month. back to you, carl. >> all right. thank you so much for that. i
CNBC
Dec 4, 2012 9:00am EST
to value that end of the company. >> tough call. thank you. let's check out latest news in energy and metals. sharon epperson at the nimax. >> i'm in the gold pit. gold below $1,700 an ounce. steep selling we see today in gold is reminiscent of what happened just a week ago. heavy volume. a lot of selling. last week the story was we saw a lot of put option activity. a lot of puts at the strike price around 1,700, and where are prices today? right in that range. it seems unusual that we're looking at exactly what was actually forecast by some of the put option activity we saw a week ago. we're watching the prices fall. some traders say it's a liquidation of many global macro funds who now before the end of the year want to take their profits here in the gold market and not only in gold, yes, gold is at a one-month low but we're looking at a sell-off in the natural market and natural gas looking at seasonal demand figure, storage levels with weaker prices across the board in commodities. >> sharon epperson, thanks for that. coming up next, a live interview with house majority whip k
CNBC
Dec 5, 2012 6:00am EST
. also kevin book who is managing director at clear view energy partners. and joe, let's start off talking about the dollar. i can't make heads or tails of why the dollar is under so much pressure. i know things are bad here, we're worried about the fiscal cliff. but look at what's happening in europe and it doesn't really create a whole lot of feeling about why it should be at these levels. >> the dollar has been reactive. the dollar and euro have been reactive for four years now. to almost the same stimulus, the same motivation for the traders. and that's whether people need safe haven, whether they need to move to treasuries and other things. and it's the same issue here. when things look bad in the summer. when spanish rates are up about 7.6%, then everyone is fleeing to the dollar. you get a lot of long dollar positions in the currency markets. and all that happens is when that subsides, then those positions are unwound. you're not really looking at a new trend here. you're not seeing something that has changed traders' minds about whether the dollar is getting better, whether
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